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September 26, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) supported and the U.S. House passed legislation expanding tax incentives to foster the development of new renewable energy and energy efficiency.The Senate is expected to take up the bill in the coming days.
September 26, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) supported and the U.S. House passed legislation expanding tax incentives to foster the development of new renewable energy and energy efficiency.

The Senate is expected to take up the bill in the coming days.

September 26, 2008 Press Release

Doubled Funding Passes House, Senate Expected to Act Soon

WASHINGTON, September 24 - Legislation including a key provision to double federal funding for low income home energy was sent to the Senate today after it passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 370-58.

September 26, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) supported and the U.S. House passed an economic stimulus package that will boosts funding for state and community needs, including funding infrastructure improvements, extending unemployment benefits, and increasing the Medicaid reimbursement rate to the states.
September 24, 2008 Press Release
Doubled Funding Passes House, Senate Expected to Act SoonWASHINGTON, September 24 - Legislation including a key provision to double federal funding for low income home energy was sent to the Senate today after it passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 370-58.The stopgap spending bill included a provision modeled on the "Warm in Winter Cool in Summer Act" introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Senate and cosponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.). Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) sponsored companion legislation in the House.
September 23, 2008 Press Release

Click here to watch Congressman Welch respond to instability in the financial markets.

September 23, 2008 Press Release
Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights will halt industry abusesWashington, D.C. - Legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Peter Welch to protect Vermonters from abusive credit card practices passed the U.S. House today.This morning, Welch managed the Rule governing House floor consideration for the bill."At a time when Vermonters are feeling a financial pinch, it's time to require fair play and put an end to unfair predatory tactics of credit card companies. H.R. 5244, The Cardholders' Bill of Rights, levels the playing field by requiring credit companies to treat cardholders fairly," said Welch.
September 23, 2008 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Peter Welch to protect Vermonters from abusive credit card practices passed the U.S. House today.This morning, Welch managed the Rule governing House floor consideration for the bill."At a time w
September 23, 2008 Press Release

Click here to watch Congressman Welch respond to instability in the financial markets.

September 22, 2008 Press Release
Reforms must restore consumer protectionBurlington, VT - Rep. Peter Welch responded to the Bush Administration's proposal to address the financial crisis, asserting that any plan must protect the middle class and restore consumer protections."Our phones are ringing off the hook. Vermonters and the American people are outraged, and they should be. Vermonters work hard, they pay their bills, they live within their means, and they sacrifice to put their kids through college," said Welch. "I don't want Vermonters to get caught in the undertow of the recklessness and greed on Wall Street. This $700 billion taxpayer funded bailout comes at the expense of important priorities like improving our roads and bridges, funding heating assistance, and providing health care to those in need," added Welch.

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